Shrub Sour

August 22, 2014
Shrub Sour

One of our favorite new cocktails is the Shrub Sour. A shrub is a fruit (and/or spice) infused vinegar, an historical method for preserving fruits well into the off season. While there are many different ways to make a shrub, as well as countless flavor combinations, one of our long time favorites is a Strawberry, Black Pepper Shrub made with both balsamic and apple cider vinegars. The resulting flavor profile is dark and sweet with a slight tang, and a peppery finish.

We took our flavorful shrub and combined it with traditional “sour” ingredients: lemon juice, egg white, and bourbon. And let us just say, you will definitely be seeing this on the menu!

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1 Comment

  • Reply Ashley Arzy September 8, 2014 at 3:57 pm

    I was just introduced to the shrub from Till and I love vinegar and most things pickled, but it was hard to wrap my head around that for a cocktail. I was delightfully surprised! Congratulations to the two of you! Hope Allison and I can enjoy your new venture soon!

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